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Alexey Vorobyov was born January 19, 1988 in Tula. Father Vladimir Vorobiev - the head of security in the enterprise, mother Nadezhda Vorobiev. As a child, Alex played football and played for the youth team Tula. Initially, he wanted to link their future with the sport, but subsequently chose music as his future profession. He has an older brother Sergey and Galina's sister. Sergei studied at the music school to play the accordion, and Galina - on the piano.

As a student of Musical College accordion, Alexei childhood has spoken at various competitions. After graduation Alex decides to again go to music school, but the vocal department.

For a while, he was a soloist Alexei Tula folk ensemble "Sweet." In 2005, he became the winner of IV Delphic Games of Russia in the nomination "Folk singing" and received a gold medal for solo performance. In the same year, Alex arrives in Moscow and is casting TV competition "The Secret of Success (Eng.) Russian.". As a result, when you come to this competition to the finals, he ranked third. Then, Alex moved to Moscow and entered the State Musical College of pop-jazz art. In 2006, he signed a contract with Universal Music Russia. In July 2006, during the summit of the "Big Eight", which was held in St. Petersburg, Alexei was one of the executors of the hymn of the "Junior Eight" and performed at a concert during the ceremony of closing.

In 2007, at the fourth ceremony of MTV Russia Music Awards Alexei Vorobyov receives the award "Opening MTV».

In 2008, during the selection for the Eurovision Song Contest 2008 with the song Alex "New Russian Kalinka" took fifth place in the final standings. However, according to some experts, it clearly violates the rights of the song contest: to use right words of folk songs in the composition can not, therefore, in case of victory could not go Alexei represent Russia at the Eurovision Song Contest.

In 2009, he again was among the finalists of the national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Angel to be", but was forced to withdraw his candidacy for employment in another project.

In February 2008, Alex also received the prize of "Soundtrack" MK in the category "Music and Film».

In 2011, Alex has signed a contract with a music producer RedOne, known for his work with Lady Gaga, Enrique Iglesias, Usher and others. Under the contract, Vorobyov will act under the pseudonym Alex Sparrow (Alex Sparrow), which is a literal translation of the names of the musician.

His career in cinema Alexey began in 2006 with the filming of the TV series "Alice's Dream." Began to actively act in films, Alex decides to enroll in a theater school. In spring 2008, he finishes State Musical College of pop-jazz art and then enters the Moscow Art Theatre School in the course of Kirill Serebrennikov. In 2010, Alex stopped training because of high employment.

In 2010, Alex took part in the reality show "Cruel Intentions," which reached the final and finished second. In addition, the same year the musician took part in the TV show "Ice and Fire", which was the winner in a pair with the famous figure skater Tatiana Navka. During the project, Alex broke his arm, but refused to participate further, continuing to speak with plastered hand. In the final, the pair managed to win on the show.

March 3, 2012, in the Tula Academic Drama Theatre at the close of the XII Russian Film Festival comedy "Smile, Russia!", Alex won the prize of the festival president Alla Surikova for "Best Actor" for his role in the film "Wristcutters." In the same year Vorobiev starred in the TV series "Deffchonki».

In 2014, Alexey Vorobyov made his debut as a film director, removing the short film "Daddy", a story about how after the death of his beloved daughter's father is crazy, not being able to survive the loss. The film won the prize for "Best Short Foreign Film" festival in the US Action On Film Festival and the prize for best debut "Ruby Phoenix" Yuri Gagarin at the festival "Golden Phoenix" in Smolensk. In this film, Alex is also a screenwriter, composer and editor on.